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Dance with Them

Dance with Them directed by Béatriz Mediavilla is one of five Canadian dance documentaries and films featured at this year’s Dance on Camera Festival in New York City.

Brand New Day

Jade’s Hip Hop Academy Performance Company take the 1978 film The Wiz starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson as inspiration for their own hip hop musical theatre twist.

Voyage baroque en Perse

Montréal’s Baroque and Renaissance dance company, Danse Cadence.

PAINTED and Brief Candle

PAINTED is the first in what will be a trilogy of dancefilms about “our tug-of-war with wilderness,” according to Montréal writer and film director Duncan McDowall.

Exister encore

This solo premiering in Montréal questions the external stimuli that invade our everyday life and which weigh down our existence, distancing us from individuality.

Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation

Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation, choreographed by Mark Godden with original music composed by Christos Hatzis, was inspired by a story by Joseph Boyden about a young aboriginal woman, her multiple identities in the modern world and the trauma caused by violence against indigenous people

Ordinary Rebels

Mocean Dance’s winter mainstage series is a production of premieres by Co-Artistic Director Sara Coffin and Montréal’s Parts+Labour_Danse.

Meet the Era

Meet the Era is a short, powerful documentary that explores the meaning of Chicago footwork, a form that speaks to a very particular time, place and culture.

Phase Space

Featuring six dancers, Baker’s newest work explores the fluid nature of memory to live music composed and performed by John Kameel Farah.

Not Your Average Swan Lake

Bare feet striking the floor, clapping hands, swaying hips and voices punctuating the rhythm of the dance are all in this version of the classic by South African choreographer Dada Masilo.

Your Place

In this new film by Toronto-based artist Mike Rodriguez, dancers Mayumi Lashbrook and Bo Lam dance a story of daily hustle.

Body of Water Project

Three artists, from St. John’s, Calgary and Whitehorse, worked in each other’s communities to consider water, rivers and our collective identities.

Once Upon a Time in a Galaxy Far, Far Away …

Before Clone Wars, Jar Jar Binks or CGI, a popular dance form known as disco ruled the galaxy.

Clara's Dream

In celebration of the Christmas season, Clara’s Dream brings Edmonton companies the Ukrainian Shumka Dancers and Citie Ballet together with Ukraine’s Virsky and Kyiv Ballet and the Edmonton-based Viter Ukrainian Folk Choir.

#Dancember

Friends Lewis Bullock and Luke Bonner create a dancing Advent calendar in support of a local UK charity this holiday season.

"12 Days of Christmas" featuring the Rockettes

Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City is an annual holiday tradition. The Rockettes precision dance troupe performs many different numbers during the ninety-minute production, including the show-stopping “12 Days of Christmas” – this year, featuring four Canadian dancers.

Rites

José Navas/Compagnie Flak presented a new solo, Rites, in November. As part of its creation, Navas collaborated with director Arno Faure to create an immersive 3-D viewer-driven video of the sections of Rites.

Le corps en question(s)²/The Body in Question(s)²

In a holographic whirl of live movement, installation and video, curator and choreographer Isabelle Van Grimde contemplates the status of the physical body in an increasingly virtual world.

Moi au carré | Me Squared

Sursaut Dance Company creates work for young audiences, particularly the four to twelve-year-old range, but Me squared targets a slightly older audience, addressing topics of identity, appearance and belonging – relevant to those on the brink of adolescence.

Guild Park and Gardens

Alias Dance Project takes risks with new dancefilm.

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